Class Levels ...
Beginner Soft Shoe
Ages 6 and up
This class is designed for children beginning in Irish Dance. The primary focus is on beginning footwork and counting music. The dances we will learn are the Beginner Reel, Hop/Single Jig, Light Jig, and Slip Jig. Experienced dancers will assist beginner dancers in practicing their new dance skills.
Soft Shoe and Ceili
All ages. Youth dances can take this class after successful completion of Beginner Soft Shoe.
This class is a collaborative project in which the dancers have voice in music, dances, choreography, and costume used in performances. Dancers will continue to work on their Soft Shoe dances and add their newly learned steps to the dances as needed. Dancers will also learn a variety of Ceili dances, which are group dances; The Bonfire Dance, The Waves of Tory, The Fairy Reel, The Glencar Reel, and more.
All ages. Must have mastery of the beginner soft shoe dances.
This class dancers will learn the footwork for hard shoe dances.